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Kenneth Heinrich MD
Before beginning his medical career, Dr. Heinrich studied and worked in Psychology. Bringing this experience to Physicians for Weight Loss Dr. Heinrich spends time with each patient targeting specific opportunities for change and goal setting related to lifestyle and behavior modification. Dr. Heinrich strongly believes that education must be an ongoing process for physicians and patients and sees his role as the patient’s partner working together towards long term health.
Dr. Heinrich attended Rush Medical College and then completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He subsequently fulfilled all of the necessary post-graduate education in Bariatric medicine and successfully passed his American Board of Bariatric Medicine board certification examination. Through his career in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Heinrich has developed the ability to treat a wide variety of patients and medical conditions. This skill allows him to understand how different medical conditions affect a patient’s ability to maintain a healthy weight and how they are affected by a person’s weight and metabolic health. Dr. Heinrich will maintain contact and work with your primary care physician on your road to health.
Dr. Heinrich is a co-founder of Physicians for Weight Loss. He lives at home with his wife (Dr. Kirson) and three children. He enjoys sports, swimming, outdoor activities including camping and climbing, and travel.
Physicians for Weight Loss, LLC
950 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 202
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-256-THIN (8446)